HoopsHype Hazell Stoudemire rumors

February 7, 2012 Updates
February 6, 2012 Updates

The brother of New York Knicks star Amare Stoudemire died in a car accident early Monday morning in Florida, a team spokesman confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com. The Florida Highway Patrol issued a report that said Hazell Stoudemire was driving a Cadillac Escalade north on U.S. 27 in Lake Wales, Fla., at a high rate of speed and collided with the rear of a tractor trailer at 1:42 a.m. ET. The report said that the 35-year-old was not wearing a seatbelt and was declared dead at the scene. Police did not know at the time of the report if alcohol was involved. ESPN.com

Hazell Stoudemire, the older brother of NBA star Amare Stoudemire, died early this morning in a car accident in Florida ... TMZ has learned. The accident happened on Route 27 in Lake Wales. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Stoudemire was driving at a "high rate of speed" when he collided with the rear of a tractor trailer. He died on the scene. TMZ.com

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